The controversy continued to surround the Midland County Tax Assessor and Collector position. When former tax assessor Kathy Reeves resigned, commissioners appointed a former tax office employee as interim. But, in the court of public opinion, the wrong person was chosen for the job. The public spoke out at Monday's commissioners court. Read More
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 Houston holds many opportunities for real estate investors, according to Mike Wolf, who is offering a new course in how to profit from investing in Texas real estate tax liens and tax deeds. Read More

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 A local county official was arrested and charged with a misdemeanor drug charge this afternoon after a traffic stop in Cookeville. Read More

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State Assembly Democrats say they really mean it this time: They're going to work to reduce property taxes. Read More

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 It’s easy to find home- and land-owner information on the website of Miami-Dade’s Property Appraiser, with a notable exception: the house where the county’s elected property appraiser lives. Read More

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 Cortland County is taking a stand against unfunded mandates from Albany, and they're using property tax bills to get the message across. Read  More

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 The FBI agent who led the federal investigation on Trenton Mayor Tony F. Mack and his brother Ralphial Mack is on the witness stand for the third day in federal court Monday. Read More

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 Cape Cod conservation trusts closed 2013 with a second Christmas, raking in a combined $170,000 in state grants at the end of December to acquire and preserve virgin land. Read More

 Commissioner Marion Williams wants all city employees to live in city limits and to help pay taxes. Some other commissioners are calling him a hypocrite. Read More

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 The recovery of the Bay Area’s real estate markets has muted the public outcry to change Proposition 13’s restrictions on assessed value increases. Passed in 1978, Proposition 13 has come under fire for fostering unequal tax burdens. Read More

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 Travis County Judge candidate Sarah Eckhardt continued her verbal campaign against billionaire businessman Red McCombs Thursday, taking him to task for asking taxpayers to contribute millions of dollars to build the Circuit of the Americas race track but going to court to get his property tax bill on the facility lowered. Read More

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 Nicole Murray, who became president of the Pocono Mountains Association of Realtors on Jan. 1, realizes maintaining a database and supporting real estate sales is only a part of the job. Read More

 Even with Intel’s well-documented contributions to the regional economy, the state and local tax breaks the company receives to do business in Washington County remain controversial. But a recent economic analysis commissioned by Intel suggests the company pays and generates more local property taxes and state income taxes than it has been excused from paying. Read More

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 At the behest of state legislators, the governor has vetoed a bill offering a retroactive tax exemption to an Orthodox Jewish congregation in Ramapo that illegally converted a house into a school. Read More

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 Furthering her administration’s commitment to provide an open and transparent government, County Executive MaryEllen Odell has prepared an itemized list showing precisely where property tax dollars will be spent pursuant to the 2014 adopted County Budget. Read More

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 Gov. Andrew Cuomo's favorite refrain at his State of the State address last week was, "We are upstate, we are downstate, but we are one." But the tax-cut proposal he touted heavily favors upstate over the metropolitan area, according to experts. Read More

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 The hot topic for this year's legislative session seems to be tax relief. Among the many tax-related bills that have already been introduced, Omaha Sen. Pete Pirsch will be adding another to the mix on Monday. Read More

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Kentucky lawmakers approved a revenue bill that, in part, gives relief to distilleries on the ad valorem taxes levied every year on aging bourbon barrels. Read More

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The Erie County Board of Tax Assessment Appeals has denied a property tax exemption for the Jefferson Educational Society, though the board also reduced the assessed value of the local think tank's property to $900,000 from $2 million. Read More